Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bayou Chicot Elementary School N/A LA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 373,188

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Wholesome Wave Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Page SUM 845,412

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology IL Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
POETIC TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Spartanburg County Foundation SC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Youth Service Inc PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Southwest Elementary School KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Equal Heart TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 560,651

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Wholesome Wave Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Page SUM 845,412

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13110 records found.